If you are unfamiliar with ultrasounds, this picture may be difficult to understand what you are looking at. The baby is laying on his/her tummy and the stripe you see down the middle is the spine. Arms and legs are tucked underneath the baby in this photo, but we did confirm that there are two legs, two arms, two hands and feet. Baby measured perfectly for 16 weeks.
I have another ultrasound schedule for April 15th, so it will be good to look at everything again when the baby is slightly bigger. It was difficult to get a great view and we were never able to see Baby's face.
We did, however, look between the legs and.....
I can't help you with what you are seeing here. I'm still slightly confused myself. I would love to hear your opinion about whether or not this picture settles the Monster Truck vs. Cutie Pie debate. (See sidebar for explanation)
The ultrasound tech had a guess, but I'll wait to post what she thinks until I hear what you all think. Any of you ultrasound experts out there have an opinion? I've looked at this picture a million and one times, and I'm still not sure one way or the other.
I am just so grateful that we left the ultrasound room this far in my pregnancy with smiles on our faces and in our hearts, instead of leaving with broken hearts. Thank You, Lord, for the blessing of this little life.
"I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made" - Psalm 139:14